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The Royal Mile

210 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-2206
+1 515-282-2012
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Concert Night Dinner

We arrived at about 5:45 on a Friday evening and were greeted by friendly hostess that seated us... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
Not very English

We were told this was an English pub so being English we decided to pay it a visit. The place was... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
John W
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
5 Dec 2016
“Concert Night Dinner”
18 Nov 2016
“Not very English”
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210 4th St, Des Moines, IA 50309-2206
+1 515-282-2012
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

We arrived at about 5:45 on a Friday evening and were greeted by friendly hostess that seated us in the perfect place for our tastes. We enjoyed a casual drink and were under no pressure to order until we were ready. The atmosphere and ambiance...More

Thank JAMESknoxville
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We were told this was an English pub so being English we decided to pay it a visit. The place was very dark inside and full of beer mirrors on the walls. Something not seen in England since the 80's. there was a large Scottish...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Truly an unexpected gem in the heartland. This pub tasks you to Scotland without the need for a passport. Food cannot miss and the beer and whisky selection rocks!! If you're at all close -- GO!

Thank Napaguy68
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent good and a great vibe for atmosphere. Will definitely go back to try other menu items. Great service and a nice patio area.

Thank Leah G
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This restaurant reminds one of being in Ireland, Scotland or England. They serve Guinness Beer along with a wide selection of other beers. There menu includes Shepard Pie, Cornish Pastry and Guinness Steak. They have a Kids menu also. It is moderately priced and a...More

Thank Jody030
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Stopped in with my son for a beer. Ordered. Waited ten minutes. Never saw our waitress again. Saw our beers on the bar. Either the service sucked or it was a self service bar.

Thank Aircap
Reviewed 30 November 2015

And waited and waited and waited on our food, Arrived around 11:30 and place not busy. Placed our food order and the Mile started filling up quickly. Other diners that arrived well after our order was taken were getting their food but there we set....More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Make sure you put this restaurant on your list to try. The food is excellent, the staff is great and the beer selection is top notch. We will definitely be going back to try more of the excellent menu choices.

Thank 1111Gerald
Reviewed 31 October 2015

A family member said this was the best place in the area for burgers. We didn't have those, but my husband did say, "I would rate these among the best bangers I've ever had." He liked the mashed redskin potatoes that came along, too. I...More

Thank travelerneedsclean
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Pub atmosphere. Food was average. Fish and chips were kind of greasy. Scotch egg was large but not that good. Kind of disappointing.

Thank Bootsy2
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